Bemis Public Library Adult Programs – Aug. 2021

Senior Social Club—Thursdays in August 9:30–11:30 a.m. 

Please join us for our weekly chat in Sophie’s Place at the front of the library. And be prepared for some special guests at one of our get-togethers – some of the sweet dogs from the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley will stop by for cuddles!

Mundo Mistico: Ecuador—Friday, August 6, 9 a.m. 

This creative and engaging class invites us to learn about Spanish language and culture through the unique lens of different countries. Hybrid in-person/virtual: attendees will be able to come to the library or attend via Zoom. 

Registration is required. Beginning July 16, please click here or call the library at (303) 795-3961 to register. 

Immigrants: Building Denver from the Bottomlands Up—Tuesday, August 10, 5:30 p.m. 

Presented by Denver History Tours, we spotlight the remarkable contributions of many of our ancestors, some of which are so taken for granted today as to be virtually invisible. 

Reflections: Art Workshop with Think 360 Arts—Thursday, August 12, 2 p.m. 

Join artist Maeve Eichelberger for this hands-on class exploring perspective and imagination. The Reflections project is a chance to discover mixed media as we create a painting with two perspectives. 

Registration is required. Beginning July 15, please click here or call the library at (303) 795-3961 to register. 

Magellan with Active Minds—Monday, August 16, 2 p.m. 

Join Active Minds as we discuss the historical context, life, and legacy of one of the most influential navigators ever.

Outdoor Concert: The Cody Sisters—Thursday, August 19, 6:30–8 p.m. 

Join us for a toe-tapping concert on the library’s front lawn. Sisters Megan and Maddie Cody weave together gorgeous instrumentation and heartfelt lyrics, in the best bluegrass and folk tradition! Bring a picnic and a lawn chair, and settle in for a celebration of Colorado summers. 

Legal Night with the Arapahoe County Bar Association—Tuesday, August 24, 4–6:30 p.m. 

Meet with an attorney, free-of-charge, for a 30-minute consultation.  Attorneys, provided by the Arapahoe County Bar Association, can help in the areas of Civil and Commercial litigation, Criminal defense, Commercial law and business law, Employment law, Estate planning, Family law including divorce, Personal injury, accidents and wrongful death, Probate administration and litigation, and Real estate.   

Registration is required. Beginning July 27, please click here or call the library at (303) 795-3961 to register. 

Natural Hacks to Support Attention: Virtual Program—Thursday, August 26, 1 p.m. 

Join Kelly Andis from Natural Grocers for a presentation with tips and tricks to help you create a healthier home. 

Computers and smartphones: click here to connect. 

Cell phones & Landlines: Call 1 (346) 248-7799Enter Meeting ID 913 2974 3576 when prompted. 

Open Door: Artist in Residence Workshop—Friday, August 27 & Saturday, August 28, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 

After a long pandemic lockdown, it’s time to Open Doors! The library and museum are partnering with the Littleton Fine Arts Board to host artist Michelle Lamb for full-day workshops. Attendees will create assemblage box art that include a door, to reveal themselves, their worlds, and the stories they create. 

Participants will have the opportunity to submit their completed project to a special juried exhibition that will hang at the library during the month of September. 

Registration is required. Beginning July 30, please click here or call the library at (303) 795-3961 to register. This program is designed for ages 16 and up 

Bemis Book Clubs 

  • Senior Book Group (online): Wednesday, August 4, 1 p.m. 

November Road by Lou Berney 

Click here for the book 

Click here to join the discussion, or dial 1 (301) 715-8592 and enter Meeting ID 938 6994 0700 when prompted. 

The Art of Community: Seven Principles for Belonging by Charles Vogl 

The Art of Community is the inaugural book of our new One Book One Littleton community reading program. In September, author Charles Vogl, will present an interactive and engaging presentation on ways to build intentional communities in order to address specific concerns and challenges. 

Click here for the book

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